Despatch from the Duke of Newcastle to Lieutenant Governor Arthur Gordon, No. 29 (16 May 1863)
By: Duke of Newcastle
Citation:Despatch from the Duke of Newcastle to Lieutenant Governor Arthur Gordon, No. 29 (16 May 1863) in UK, HC, Return to an Address of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 30 June 1864; for Copy of Correspondence between any of the North American Provinces and the Imperial Government, relating to their Application for Assistance in raising a Loan for an International Railway (1864).
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Downing-street, 16 May 1863
I HAVE the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your Despatch, No. 31*, of the 27th ultimo, enclosing a copy of the Bill to which you had assented “to authorise a loan, and for the construction and management of an Intercolonial Railway.” The readines [sic] of the Legislature of New Brunswick to forward the work of an Intercolonial Railway has afforded much satisfaction ta Her Majesty’s Government
I have, &c.
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